Article: A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus June 4, 2011
From my experience writing about productivity, most people will abandon a tactic as soon as it makes their life more difficult. My experience with batching, however, leads me to question whether we need to rethink where we place our emphasis.
An interesting, if brief, study into "batching". Requires discipline. I'd be interested in knowing if the author has continued using this method